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1  Sadowsky Basses / Sadowsky Basses / Re: Ding on the fretboard on: February 23, 2011, 12:12:16 PM

I tried steaming the dent out last night and it worked beautifully. It isn't completely gone but it's been greatly reduced to where it's barely noticeable. I couldn't be happier! If you ever need any help with your graphic or web design, please let me know.

Thank you!

2  Sadowsky Basses / Sadowsky Basses / Ding on the fretboard on: February 22, 2011, 12:06:50 PM
Hi Guys,

Last night after practicing for a bit I rested my bass against the amp (securely, I thought) and stood up to walk away. Almost immediately the bass fell sideways and hit the nightstand next to it. After taking a look I saw a nice little ding on the top edge of the fretboard just below the 4th fret- about the size of a bb. Take a look at the attached pic.

Is there anything I can do about this? I found a method of repairing dents in wood where you place a damp paper towel (or similar material) over the ding and then briefly press a soldering iron on top of it- in essence steaming out the dent. Does this method work or is it a really bad idea? Is there something else I should try?

I know that dings and dents give an instrument character, my P bass has tons of them, but this one is in a weird spot where I can feel it and see it quite easily. If I have to live with then so be it. However, if there's anything I can do to fix it then I'd like to at least try.


3  Sadowsky Basses / Sadowsky Basses / Re: Are there auothorized repair shops? Plex on: October 04, 2010, 11:52:56 AM
Roger sums up his thoughts on the PLEK machine in this post from his blog.

My thoughts on PLEK

Beyond a simple setup I doubt you'd need anything so drastic done to your Sadowsky.
4  Sadowsky Basses / Sadowsky Basses / Re: sadowsky eq settings on: August 12, 2010, 06:27:01 PM
I have everything set flat on my bass and amp, an MV4 through an Eden WT800. The only thing I adjust is the VTC  to about 30%-70% with the blend biased maybe 10-20% towards the neck pickup. I absolutely love this sound. Kind of Jamerson-esque but with a bit more mid punch. Great for finger style. I've considered buying basses from other manufacturers but then I think, they don't have the VTC. I must have the VTC.
5  Sadowsky Basses / Sadowsky Basses / Re: BLOCK INLAYS! on: July 15, 2010, 12:03:21 PM
So happy to see the new block inlays. They look great. I've been thinking about ordering a PJ bass in the near future and I was wondering if there is any possibility of getting the block inlays on it. Here's a composite image I created of the exact bass I have in mind.

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